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effectual

ef·fec·tu·al

effectual

 
pronunciation:
ih fek chu l
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: causing or capable of causing a desired result; effective; efficacious.
Aspirin is usually an effectual remedy for minor pain.He worked hard as mayor but, sadly, he was not effectual.
antonyms:
ineffectual
similar words:
capable, effective, efficient, fruitful, valid
definition 2: having legal force, as a contract or other document.
They had a contract, but it is no longer effectual.
antonyms:
invalid, void
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derivations: effectually (adv.), effectuality (n.), effectualness (n.)